The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 83 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.92% 1.02% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 5.26% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
MPLS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
195 171 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.88% 19.34% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 141 149 190
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Southampton

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (95.65%) BGP
3 17 (73.91%) F5
4 14 (60.87%) OSPF
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (56.52%) VPN
6 12 (52.17%) CCIE
7 11 (47.83%) WAN
7 11 (47.83%) IPsec
8 10 (43.48%) Retail
9 9 (39.13%) Juniper
9 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
9 9 (39.13%) VoIP
9 9 (39.13%) Firewall
9 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
10 8 (34.78%) HSRP
10 8 (34.78%) VLAN
10 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
10 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
11 7 (30.43%) WLAN
11 7 (30.43%) CCNP
11 7 (30.43%) Network Security
12 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (21.74%) French Language
13 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (21.74%) Fast Ethernet
13 5 (21.74%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (21.74%) Frame Relay

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) BGP
2 14 (60.87%) OSPF
3 13 (56.52%) VPN
4 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 11 (47.83%) IPsec
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) VoIP
6 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) VLAN
6 8 (34.78%) HSRP
7 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) WLAN
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (21.74%) Frame Relay
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
9 5 (21.74%) Fast Ethernet
9 5 (21.74%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) French Language
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Architect
1 10 (43.48%) Network Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Network Designer
2 9 (39.13%) Designer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Budget Control
3 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Network Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) People Management
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCIE
3 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 3 (13.04%) CCDP
4 3 (13.04%) CCDE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
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